Blog – Page 7

The latest medical news, expert views on key health issues, as well as advice on disease prevention and management.

Mammology

Digital mammography

Oleg Gluz  Reviews — 2  4 minutes
Digital mammography

This article explains how digital mammography differs from other breast exams. It clarifies when digital mammography is preferable, and what its advantages are in getting a second opinion.

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Cardiology

Heart catheter pros and cons

Marina Virko  Reviews — 9  5 minutes
Heart catheter pros and cons

When is cardiac catheterization necessary? What are the diagnostic and therapeutic uses of this method? Can coronarography be performed in all cases, or is a differentiated approach preferable? Leading German cardiologists answer all these questions in this article.

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Mammology

What is a breast care specialist?

Oleg Gluz  4 minutes
What is a breast care specialist?

Breast problems need to be taken quite seriously. How often should I visit a field-specific physician? What preventive actions are appropriate? How can modern mastology help in disease detection? All these issues are dealt with in our post about the key features of breast care specialist work. 

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Oncology

Stage IV lung cancer (carcinoma)

Marina Virko  15 minutes
Stage IV lung cancer (carcinoma)

Even with stage IV lung cancer, there are ways to improve a patient’s general condition and quality of life, as well as increase life expectancy.

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Oncology

Small cell lung cancer

Marina Virko  Reviews — 6  7 minutes
Small cell lung cancer

This article analyzes risk factors, causes, and treatment peculiarities of different types of small cell lung cancer.

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Oncology

SECOND OPINION IN ONCOLOGY

Marina Virko  5 minutes
SECOND OPINION IN ONCOLOGY

Second opinion in oncological diseases: when is it necessary, how to get it, what should be done after the consultation?

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SECOND OPINION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Marina Virko  3,5 minutes
SECOND OPINION: WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Second opinion: questions and answers. In which cases is it really necessary? How to choose the best way to get a comprehensive consultation.

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Oncology

Male breast cancer

Oleg Gluz  Reviews — 6
Male breast cancer

Do men really get breast cancer?  The expert answer is yes, although it is rather rare. The problem is that such a tumor is considered a typically female disease. Therefore, in representatives of the other sex, the disease is often diagnosed relatively late, and this can affect the chances of cure. Therapy is generally based on the same guidelines that are currently used for breast carcinoma in women; yet, there are some specifics.

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